Team Online’s Jeff “JeffGross” Gross streamed his big Sunday session on Twitch on May 17 and his legion of followers received a real treat. Gross managed to navigate his way to the final table of the Big Game Phase Final Final Table where the least he could take home was $25,656. With $255,280 up top, Gross and his viewers had a major sweat on their hands.
“BreakingTheLAW” was the eight-handed final table’s first casualty. Their eighth-place finish saw them turn their $5,200 investment into $25,656.
“Hurricanes24” was blown away in seventh-place for $35,277, crashing out at the hands of “Fedor_Holz” when his pocket kings lost to a flopped set of three.
Sixth-place and $50,029 went to “OmarsComing” when his jack-ten couldn’t get there against the dominating queen-ten in the hand of “Tayto”.
Tayto then dusted off their stack in fifth-place and got their hands on $66,706 before “MUNJOSHuHa” crashed out in fourth-place for a $94,286 addition to their partypoker bankroll.
This left Gross with only two opponents and a min-cash of almost $130,000. “LittleRussia”, the chip leader at the time, made it 7,000,000 to go and Gross looked down at . Gross held 41,111,603 chips, or 16.4 big blinds and had a real decision to make.
Gross went into the tank, pondering whether to call or jam all-in.
“It looks so inviting,” said Gross. “This one feels funny.”
After using almost all his timebank, Gross moved all-in and LittleRussia called with . The was no help for Gross, with the turn improving LittleRussia to a set. It did, however, give Gross outs to a chop. Those outs failed to arrive as the completed the board, busting Gross in third-place for $129,564 all under the watchful eyes of his Twitch family.
LittleRussia put Gross’ chips to good use, eventually defeating Fedor_Holz heads-up to lock up the $255,280 top prize. Fedor_Holz walked away with $184,725.
Big Game: $1M Gtd Phase Final
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You can watch Gross’ full Sunday session over on his Twitch channel. Click here for the full video.
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